Herman Melville

  • Dining

    July 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Comstock Saloon: A Remembrance of Things Larded and Pickled

    thisyuppielife/FlickrAbandon your iPhone all ye who enter here.​San Francisco's mustache-waxing love of the old-timey has reached critical mass amid the tweed and mahogany confines of Comstock Saloon in North Beach. In today's edition of SF Weekly, food critic Jonathan Kauffman descends into t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2009
  • Culture

    September 2, 2009

    Harpoons and Harbingers

    This fall, visual artists bite, reflect, and cannibalize.

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    Lost Weekend: A Tweet-Driven Bar Crawl through North Beach

    bpfastball/FlickrFeel the swingin' swagger.​Saturday was not only a typically crisp San Francisco midsummer's eve, it was birthday night, that special time of year when we wander the streets and alleys of North Beach in search of fun, frolic, and alcoholic stimulation. This year's celebration ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 14, 2007

    A Stage of One's Own

    Virginia Woolf adaptation is ambitious, but never reaches its destination

  • Music

    January 18, 2006


    Talking shop with frontman Colin Meloy, of the newly signed major-label hopefuls the Decemberists

  • Music

    March 30, 2005

    The Elephant Men

    Mastodon's monstrous metal is just breaking the surface

  • Year End

    December 15, 2004

    Up From the Underworld

    This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.

  • Music

    March 10, 2004

    Geek Chic

    Stanford Junior MC Lars Horris may not unseat Eminem, but, with luck, he might be the next "Weird Al"

  • Film

    December 24, 2003

    House of Pain

    It's Kingsley versus Connelly in a heart-wrenching battle of wills

  • Film

    September 11, 2002
  • Film

    June 5, 2002

    Hail the Conquering Hero

    Why is a Bay Area filmmaker who cherishes his independence about to direct a $40 million studio film?

  • Film

    May 15, 2002

    Persistent Visions

    This season's cinema demands attention

  • Film

    April 26, 2000

    Capsule Reviews

    April; Beau Travail; But Forever in My Mind; Bye Bye Africa; Charisma; Darkness and Light; First Person Plural; Hamlet; Journey to the Sun; Kikujiro; The Letter; Missing Boy; Moloch; Set Me Free

  • Music

    March 8, 2000

    Pillow Talk

    As the members of Yo La Tengo have grown up, they've also grown inward

  • News

    September 16, 1998
  • News

    July 29, 1998
  • Culture

    August 20, 1997
  • Calendar

    July 23, 1997
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